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2ND SHIFT (3-11 PM, M-F)

Crisis Nursery is looking for a dynamic, dedicated, and caring individual to manage Crisis Nursery’s 24/7 crisis line from 3-11 PM. The Crisis Advocate II position is responsible for scheduling crisis care, ensuring adequate supervision, documenting services and caring for young children at our facility from 3-11 pm, Monday through Friday.  

Successful candidate must maintain discretion, courtesy, efficiency, and security in day-to-day relationships with all individuals in contact with the Nursery. Strong organizational skills essential. Must be 25 years old to apply with two or more years of college credit. EOE

Click here for a complete job description. All applicants to the Nursery must complete a DCFS employment application.

Starting pay: $11.75-12.25 depending on experience and education.

Email cover letter, resume and contact information of three references by Tuesday, July 28, 2015 to:

Erin Zorns, Director of Finance & Human Resources



Crisis Nursery creates an “Island of Safety” dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect by providing 24-hour emergency care for children and support to strengthen families in crisis. 

We are looking for dedicated, caring, and energetic individuals to care for young children at our facility. Part-time position, with evenings and weekends required. Must be at least 18 years old, and have high school diploma or GED equivalent.


To succeed in this position you will need:

·         at least one year experience working in childcare

·         a genuine interest in working with children

·         the ability to form warm, responsive relationships with children

·         a positive, friendly attitude

·         high-level verbal and written communication skills

·         initiative and capacity to work with minimal supervision

Click here for a complete job description. All applicants to the Nursery must complete a DCFS employment application. EOE.

To apply, please email cover letter, resume, and three references to Safe Children Program Director Jill Duden ( by July 24, 2015.


Thank you for your interest in Crisis Nursery.